ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Jan 2013

In January 2013, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 23 Jan 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 January 2013, Sri Lanka increased import duties on the following items:
 
- Waters, falling under HS codes 2202.10 and 2202.90;
- Woven fabrics of silk or silk waste, falling under HS codes 5007.10, 5007.20 and 5007.90;
- Woven fabrics of combed wool, combed or coarse fine animal hair, falling under 4-digit HS code categories 5111, 5112 and 5113;
- Woven fabrics of cotton, flax, synthetic filament yarn or staple fibers, artificial filament yarn or staple fibers, falling under 4-digit HS code categories 5208, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5309, 5407, 5408, 5512, 5513, 5514, 5515, 5516;
- Woven pile fabrics, terry fabrics and chemille fabrics, falling under 4-digit HS code categories 5801 and 5802;
- Tulles, other net fabrics, other wovenand knitted fabrics, falling under 4-digit HS code categories 5804, 5806, 5809, 5811, 5901, 6001, 6002, 6003, 6004, 6005, 6006.